The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
England / South East
Rank 191 210 188
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -22
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 46 45 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.63% 0.55% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.93% 1.61% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 27 26
Median daily rate £359 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.58% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £225 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £457 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 9
Median hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +92.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £48.25 £22.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.00 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £48.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-17.94% +43.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2378 2799 3153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.65% 34.12% 34.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1426 1763 1793
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 123 107
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.78 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £50.00 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing VB.NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region.

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the South East region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +21 16 £370 +23.33% 2
Surrey +11 6 £358 +19.16% 7
Buckinghamshire +4 6 £400 +25.00% 12
Kent - 5 £290 - 4
East Sussex +8 4 £313 -33.15% 2
Berkshire -1 4 £375 +66.66% 8
Oxfordshire -2 4 £343 +5.38% 10
Middlesex - 1 £350 -
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 110 (100.00%) .NET
2 95 (86.36%) C#
3 76 (69.09%) SQL Server
4 66 (60.00%) ASP.NET
5 62 (56.36%) SQL
6 60 (54.55%) HTML
6 60 (54.55%) CSS
7 50 (45.45%) XML
8 48 (43.64%) JavaScript
9 40 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
10 38 (34.55%) MVC
10 38 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
11 36 (32.73%) Windows
12 35 (31.82%) Microsoft
13 32 (29.09%) OOP
13 32 (29.09%) IIS
13 32 (29.09%) LINQ
14 31 (28.18%) WCF
14 31 (28.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 29 (26.36%) LINQ to SQL
15 29 (26.36%) N-Tier
16 27 (24.55%) Web Services
16 27 (24.55%) SQL Server 2008
17 26 (23.64%) HTML5
18 25 (22.73%) jQuery
19 24 (21.82%) OWASP
19 24 (21.82%) Secure Coding
20 23 (20.91%) Visual Studio
21 22 (20.00%) Ajax
22 21 (19.09%) T-SQL

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 32 (29.09%) IIS
2 14 (12.73%) CMS
2 14 (12.73%) Sitecore CMS
3 13 (11.82%) SharePoint
4 7 (6.36%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (6.36%) MS Exchange
5 6 (5.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (5.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (8.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (7.27%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.91%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.36%) Boomi
1 7 (6.36%) Office 365
2 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.91%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (69.09%) SQL Server
2 27 (24.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (15.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (14.55%) MongoDB
5 15 (13.64%) MS Access
6 14 (12.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (6.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (5.45%) Hadoop
9 5 (4.55%) Big Data
9 5 (4.55%) NoSQL
9 5 (4.55%) Relational Database
10 4 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (3.64%) DB2
11 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (1.82%) Power BI
12 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.91%) OLAP
13 1 (0.91%) PerformancePoint
13 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 40 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (20.91%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.45%) MSBuild
4 5 (4.55%) Ant
4 5 (4.55%) Eclipse
4 5 (4.55%) Gradle
5 4 (3.64%) Hudson
5 4 (3.64%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.82%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.82%) Selenium
6 2 (1.82%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.82%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.91%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (11.82%) Advertising
2 9 (8.18%) Finance
3 5 (4.55%) French Language
3 5 (4.55%) German Language
3 5 (4.55%) Italian Language
3 5 (4.55%) Spanish Language
4 3 (2.73%) Games
5 1 (0.91%) Automotive
5 1 (0.91%) Back Office
5 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 90 (81.82%) Developer
2 55 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 14 (12.73%) Sitecore Developer
4 13 (11.82%) C# Developer
5 12 (10.91%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
7 10 (9.09%) CMS Developer
8 9 (8.18%) Access Developer
8 9 (8.18%) Microsoft Developer
9 6 (5.45%) SharePoint Developer
9 6 (5.45%) Software Developer
9 6 (5.45%) SQL Developer
9 6 (5.45%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.55%) C# VB.NET Developer
10 5 (4.55%) Java Developer
11 4 (3.64%) .NET Software Developer
11 4 (3.64%) Applications Engineer
11 4 (3.64%) Messaging Support
11 4 (3.64%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.64%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (100.00%) .NET
2 66 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 60 (54.55%) CSS
3 60 (54.55%) HTML
4 50 (45.45%) XML
5 32 (29.09%) LINQ
6 31 (28.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 31 (28.18%) WCF
7 29 (26.36%) LINQ to SQL
8 27 (24.55%) Web Services
9 26 (23.64%) HTML5
10 25 (22.73%) jQuery
11 22 (20.00%) Ajax
12 9 (8.18%) .NET Framework
13 7 (6.36%) WPF
14 6 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (5.45%) MAPI
14 6 (5.45%) Node.js
14 6 (5.45%) XSLT
15 5 (4.55%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (26.36%) N-Tier
2 7 (6.36%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.82%) AS400
5 2 (1.82%) User Experience
6 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.91%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 36 (32.73%) Windows
2 8 (7.27%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.55%) Linux
3 5 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.82%) Unix
5 1 (0.91%) Android
5 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
1 38 (34.55%) MVC
2 32 (29.09%) OOP
3 24 (21.82%) OWASP
3 24 (21.82%) Secure Coding
4 21 (19.09%) Scrum
5 9 (8.18%) Analytics
6 8 (7.27%) Migration
6 8 (7.27%) SDLC
6 8 (7.27%) Web Development
7 7 (6.36%) Content Management
7 7 (6.36%) Kanban
7 7 (6.36%) Memory Management
7 7 (6.36%) UML
8 6 (5.45%) OO
8 6 (5.45%) TDD
9 5 (4.55%) E-Commerce
9 5 (4.55%) High Availability
9 5 (4.55%) MapReduce
9 5 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (86.36%) C#
2 62 (56.36%) SQL
3 48 (43.64%) JavaScript
4 21 (19.09%) T-SQL
5 16 (14.55%) C++
6 14 (12.73%) VBA
7 13 (11.82%) PowerShell
8 12 (10.91%) VB
9 10 (9.09%) Java
10 8 (7.27%) C
11 7 (6.36%) VBScript
12 5 (4.55%) Python
12 5 (4.55%) VB6
12 5 (4.55%) VC++
13 4 (3.64%) Perl
14 2 (1.82%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.91%) Haskell
15 1 (0.91%) PHP
15 1 (0.91%) UniBasic
Qualifications
1 17 (15.45%) Degree
2 10 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.45%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.64%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.82%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.45%) SLA
2 2 (1.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (5.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.64%) Sitecore
3 14 (12.73%) Oracle
4 7 (6.36%) Dell
5 6 (5.45%) AppDynamics
6 5 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.55%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.91%) CODA
7 1 (0.91%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.91%) IBM
7 1 (0.91%) ILOG
7 1 (0.91%) Redback
7 1 (0.91%) Xamarin
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